Admit This Ex-Con to the Connecticut Bar
The New York Times
August 9, 2017

“In February, Mr. Betts passed the Connecticut state bar exam and has been working as a public defender in New Haven, trying, as he put it in a recent essay, ‘to do something to halt the herding of young black people behind bars.’ As his lawyer, William Dow III, has said, ‘He personifies what people talk about when they speak of second chances.’ If someone hasn’t yet bought the rights to Mr. Betts’s life story, many, many people in Hollywood deserve to be fired.”

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